Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 11:20 p.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, a vehicle struck a 43 year-old male victim in front of 200 Franklin Ave. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
The victim, who suffered multiple injuries, was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Homicide 01/18/19/0340/8751
Homicide Squad Detectives have arrested Caner Kutyar, 34, of 8502 139th Street Briarwood Queens as the driver of the vehicle that fled the scene of the accident.
Caner Kutyar is charged with one (1) count of leaving the scene of an accident with serious personal injury to a victim. The defendant was arraigned on Friday, January 18, 2019 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Homicide 01/18/19/1400/9962